We are striving for establishing and developing partner relations with the world's IT leaders:
IBM Corporation has been a major strategic partner of IBA from the outset. Business partner relations with IBM go back to 1993 when IBA was approved as IBM Business Partner for the PC platform. Building up its capabilities and proficiency, IBA extended its interest to cover virtually all IBM platforms. Currently, IBA Group is appointed as IBM Gold Business Partner.
IBA achieved the following partnership level with IBM:
- IBM Reseller for IBM Hardware
- IBM Reseller for IBM Software
- IBM Solution Provider for IBM System z, IBM Power Systems i (with IBM i), IBM Power Systems p (with IBM AIX), IBM System Storage
- IBM Software Support Provider for Advanced Analytics, Financial & Operation Performance Management
- IBM Developer/ISV Independent
- IBM Tivoli Accredited Business Partner for Tivoli Storage Manager — Bronze
- IBM Warranty Service Provider : IBA Technical Center
- IBM Authorized Training Center: IBA Institute.
The IBA Technical Center was authorized as Warranty Service Provider for the following IBM products: System z, POWER System / IBMi, POWER System / AIX/ Linux, and System Storage.
|IBM Cognos, IBM Content Foundation (FileNet), IBM C&SI (Tivoli), IBM Notes/Domino, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere, Other IBM Distribution Software||IBA is authorized as a Reseller, Value Added Reseller, Service Provider, Support Provider, Developer/ISV, and Accredited Business Partner|
|IBA participates in the following IBM partner programs:|
|— IBM Software Practice Accreditation|
|— Software Value Plus — SVP|
|— Software Value Incentive — SVI|
|— Value Advantage Plus — VAP|
|— Software ValueNet — SVN|
|Systems & Servers|
IBM POWER Systems (IBMi, AIX, Linux)
|Solution Provider Tier 1:|
|P1- PowerLinux scalable servers & Linux servers|
|— POWERLinux 7R1, 7R2, 7R4|
|— S812L, S822L, S824L|
|P2- Power Systems–Scale Out- scalable servers|
|P710, P720, P730, P740|
|S814, S822, S824|
|PurePower — converged infrastructure|
|P3- Power Systems – Enterprise|
|— P750, P760, P770, P780, P795|
|— E850, E870, E880|
|IBM System z (Mainframe)||Solution Provider Tier 1:|
|— z Systems hardware|
|— z/OS & software products|
|z/OS OTC software:|
|— Data management tools|
|— Tivoli products|
|— Application & Integration Middleware|
|System z MLC software:|
|— Information management|
|— Operating system & components|
|— other products|
|IBM System Storage Products||Solution Provider Tier 1:|
|— DCS3700, DCS3860|
|IBM Disk Systems||SAN|
|— V3500 (Greater China only)|
|— TS1050 — TS7620|
|— V5000, V7000|
|IBM Tape Systems||S3 Category:|
|— EFS Advanced Function|
|— Storage System Information Archive Disc Controller|
|— TS 7650|
|— TS 7700|
|IBM Storage Area Networks (SAN)||XIV|
During the period of partnership, IBM recognized IBA Group with a number of appointments and awards, including
- IBM Premier Business Partner
- The Best Provider of IBM Solutions in Belarus
- Top Business Partner in IBM Technologies Promotion on the CIS territory
- IBM Top Business Partner in promotion, implementation, and maintenance of IBM System z projects
- Award for system z.
In addition, the Institute of IT & Business Administration (IBA Institute) provides authorized training courses in all IBM products.
Partner relationships between IBA and Philips, one of the world's leading electronics manufacturers, became officially effective in 1999 when a distribution agreement was signed.
According to the agreement, Philips appointed our company as its authorized distributor responsible for selling and delivering Philips products in the territory of Belarus.
A foundation for long–term cooperation between 1C (Moscow, Russia) and IBA was laid in 1999 when 1C department was created in IBA.
In 2000, a franchising contract on development, implementation and supply of software solutions based on 1C Enterprise System version 7.7 was signed.
In 2004, the two companies concluded a partnership contract on distribution and implementation of 1C Enterprise System versions 7.7 and 8.0.
In 2005, IBA and 1C signed an agreement on the Center of Corporate Implementations and Support with specialization in complicated projects for corporate clients, and on creation of a 1C-based Project Management Center. IBA and 1C made another step to strengthening their partnership by signing an agreement on the Center of Production Competence that is designed to promote products and services including management of manufacturing enterprise.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Since 1998, IBA has been actively applying powerful corporate information security products developed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a world leader in information security software.
In October 2000, IBA became a Check Point Authorized Partner and in December 2004, our company was appointed an Authorized Silver Partner of Check Point. In March 2014, following a number of large-scale projects and support services delivered by IBA Group, CheckPoint appointed IBA as its Gold Partner.
Our certified experts implemented more than 20 projects in the area of information security.
As an Authorized 3Stars (Gold) Partner, we receive quick and powerful support from Check Point when developing security solutions for IBA or our customers.
IBA is the Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) and Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
In addition, IBA is the CCSP (Certified Collaborative Support Provider) of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. As a CCSP Partner, IBA has the right to sell Collaborative Enterprise Support software utilities to end users.
Collaboration Enterprise Support utility provides highest possible protection to the customer’s resources as it renders new software versions and updates, expanded access to the SecureKnowledge database system, and Check Point twenty-four-hour support.
As a Qualified Partner of Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in the production of banking equipment, IBA offers solutions for installation and network integration of Diebold Nixdorf ATM–based self–service banking systems. In addition, IBA experts provide after–sales support for ATMs.
In November 2004, IBA was appointed as Top Seller 2003/2004.
In August 2016, Diebold successfully completed the acquisition of Wincor Nixdorf Aktiengesellschaft.
In 2003, BS/2, a member of the Penki kontinentai group, and IBA entered into partner relations. IBA Minsk, a major development center of IBA Group, is authorized as a BS/2 hardware distribution partner in the Republic of Belarus.
Since 1992, BS/2 has successfully worked in the sector of banking technologies with special focus on business process outsourcing.
BS/2 provides the following services:
- Sale of the equipment for banking and retail sector
- Service and technical support
- Supply of spare parts
- Development, implementation, and support of software
- Monitoring of the IT infrastructure
- Consultancy and training
Microsoft Business Solutions
Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) is a major supplier of ERP solutions. The company offers a complete range of products including Axapta, Great Plains, Navision, Solomon, and Microsoft CRM designed for comprehensive automation of small and medium–sized enterprises.
In 2003, IBA concluded a partnership agreement with MBS on supply, implementation and servicing of MS Dynamics. IBA Group was appointed as Microsoft Certified Business Solutions Partner. The partnership status is extended every year.
The IBA proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics implementation is based on:
- Close interaction with Microsoft experts
- Microsoft certificates issued to IBA Group specialists:
- Dynamics Professional Certificates
- Certificates of Microsoft Dynamics AX consultants in finance, logistics, manufacturing, and CRM
- Certificates in administration,programming, and management of Microsoft Dynamics AX database management system (DBMS)
- Proven EMS development and implementation strategy, which meets MBS implementation methodology requirements and complies with ISO 9001.
To date, IBA is authorized as Microsoft Managed Partner for Microsoft Dynamics® as well. In addition, Microsoft authorized IBA Institute (former IBA Training Center) as Microsoft Training Partner and Microsoft authorized training center.
Xerox Corp. is a leading manufacturer of office equipment and a recognized provider of copying technologies.
Xerox serves more than 5 million customers in 160 countries, producing more than 200 kinds of products. Xerox holds 25 quality awards from 20 countries and all main awards for environment protection. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox is No. 127 among the Fortune 500 with 140,000 employees worldwide.
In 2004, Xerox and IBA signed an agreement authorizing IBA to distribute Xerox products in the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
Oracle is the world's largest provider of software for information management and the the third-largest software maker by revenue. Oracle Corporation specializes in developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products, particularly database management systems. The corporation has become best–known due to association with its flagship Oracle database. The company also builds tools for database development, as well as middle–tier, enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM) software.
Founded in 1977, Oracle has offices in 145 countries around the world and serves more than 390,000 customers, including 100 of the Fortune 100. Read more
In 2004, IBA and Oracle entered into partnership relations. Currently, IBA Group is authorized as an Oracle Gold Partner. IBA is entitled to implement Oracle products, namely prepare specifications and projects, install software, and provide technical assistance.
Lenovo is an innovative international technology company formed as a result of the acquisition by the Lenovo Group of the IBM Personal Computing Division. With that landmark acquisition in May 2005, the new Lenovo is a leader in the global PC market, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenue, and products serving enterprises and consumers the world over.
Lenovo and IBM have a strategic alliance designed to provide a best–in–class experience for enterprise customers. The companies have entered into long–term agreements that give customers preferred access to IBM's world–class customer service organization and global financing offerings, and that enable Lenovo to take advantage of IBM's powerful worldwide distribution and sales network.
In 2005, IBA was appointed as Lenovo Business Partner. For Belarus, IBA is authorized to sell the following Lenovo products:
|: desktop PCs||Remarketer|
|Lenovo ThinkPad: notebook computers, laptops||Remarketer|
|Lenovo 3000: notebook computers||Remarketer|
|Lenovo Options & Accessories||Remarketer|
IBA is proud to be a long–term partner of SAP SE, a leading provider of enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. Founded in 1972, SAP is a world's market leader in enterprise application software, having more than 74,400 employees in 130+ countries. Today, more than 282,000 customers in 190 countries use SAP software on their workstations.
Since 1996, IBA has been applying SAP products in custom projects. Today, IBA Group offers high quality ABAP/4 development and consulting for SAP modules, release changes, and a remote help desk. The IBA team of high–skilled professionals with almost 20–year experience in diverse SAP projects assists our customers in building and adapting mission–critical systems and applications.
Following the implementation of an SAP system to automate business processes at the Belarusian Railway, SAP appointed IBA as SAP Service Partner. As a result, IBA is authorized to provide consulting in SAP, as well as participate in tenders for SAP projects.
In 2006, IBA was named Best SAP Partner in Most Significant Projects of the Year in the CIS countries.
In 2010, SAP appointed IBA as SAP Channel Partner Gold Level in SAP Business All-in-One. Having appointed IBA as SAP Gold Partner, SAP gave official preference to IBA in selling SAP licenses, as well as promotion, implementation and maintenance of SAP-based end-to-end business solutions. In addition, SAP named IBA as SAP Best Business Partner 2010 among Gold Partners in SAP Business All-in-One.
In 2012, IBA Group achieved Partner Center of Expertise certification from SAP AG and was recognized as Best SAP Partner 2012 in Belarus.
IBA Institute (former IBA Training Center) became the first training institution in the CIS to be appointed as SAP Preferred Training Partner.
In 2010 and 2012, SAP acknowledged IBA Institute as SAP Best Training Center in the CIS.
In 2013, within its Partner Edge Program, SAP authorized IBA as its VAR Delivered Support in SAP Business All-in-One, SAP Business Objects, and SAP HANA.
In 2014, IBA Group joined United VARs, global alliance of the world's leading SAP value added resellers.
IBA Group today follows best-in-class approaches and standards.
Currently, IBA Group is authorized as
- SAP Services Partner
- SAP Partner Center of Expertise
- SAP Value Added Reseller (VAR)
- SAP Application Development Partner.
Recently, SAP certified the IBA Group's solution Interface for SAP ERP HCM (Human Capital Management), a localization extension for Republic of Belarus, and thanked IBA Group for the company's contribution to the ecosystem of SuccessFactors solutions in Russia and other CIS countries.
Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) is a world leader in CAD and PDM\PLM software development. Its customers include companies engaged in the manufacturing, publishing, services, government, and life sciences sectors.
In 2006, IBA and PTC signed a partnership agreement. Within the agreement, PTC appointed IBA as its Reseller and authorized IBA to sell and implement Creo (PRO/ENGINEER), Pro/MECHANICA , Windchill, Mathcad, and Arbortext software products throughout the CIS.
In September 2010, PTC appointed IBA as its Preferred Partner for implementation of Windchill products. Only four PTC partners based in CIS of forty three throughout the world have been appointed Windchill Preferred Partners, IBA being one of them.
To date, IBA is authorized as:
- Windchill Preferred Service Provider
- Authorized PTC Reseller Silver
- Certified Training Services Provider
- Maintenance Service Provider.
The IBA team that implements PTC-based projects at the local market is trained and certified by PTC.
IBA and VDEL entered into a partner agreement in September 2009. Based on products and solutions offered by VDEL, IBA aims to expand and improve its service portfolio, applying an individual approach to its every client.
VDEL is an international company that distributes products and services to Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS. The territory stretches across 12 time zones, 30 countries, with 32 languages and dialects.
VDEL offers enterprise–level software and solutions from Red Hat, JBoss, Zimbra, EnterpriseDB, OX, and OpenReferent with tailor–made training, support, localization and consultancy services.
In Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS, VDEL is the exclusive distributor of Red Hat products and services, and is a Red Hat Master Distributor, Red Hat Certified Training Partner, and Red Hat Premier Support Partner
To date, IBA is authorized as VDEL Business Partner.
In 2011, IBA and Splunk Inc signed a partnership agreement. Splunk Inc appointed IBA as its Premier Reseller Partner. As a result, IBA is able to offer additional services in information processing and analysis to its customers.
In 2012, the experts of the IBA Technical Department successfully passed the certification exam to obtain the Certified Splunk Deployment Architect credential. Confirming its expertise in the area of information processing and analysis, IBA guarantees the best possible quality of its services.
Liferay , Inc. is an innovative company founded in 2004 in response to a growing demand for Liferay Portal. Liferay delivers open source enterprise solutions for portals, publishing, content, and collaboration.
In October 2011, IBA CZ became the only Liferay Gold Service Partner in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
In addition, IBA CZ received a Liferay Community Excellence Award 2011 for the company's active involvement in the Liferay community.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
In 2014, IBA confirmed the company's compliance with the eligibility requirements of the HP PartnerOne affiliate program. Following the qualification procedure, Hewlett–Packard appointed IBA as HP Enterprise Business Partner. The Certificate of Partnership was signed by Gilles Thiebaut, HP Vice President for Indirect Sales, Enterprise Group EMEA Channel.
Within the agreement, Hewlett–Packard authorizes IBA to sell its server and network equipment and provide technical support. In addition, IBA Group has the permission to sell the HP software on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
As an HP Enterprise Business Partner, IBA is able to offer its customers a wider range of IT services, as well as software and hardware solutions.
Hewlett–Packard Company (HP) is a multinational information technology corporation headquartered in the United States. The company provides hardware, software, and services to consumers, small–and medium–sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors.
In 2014, IBA and SafeNet, Inc, a US-based data protection company, entered into a distribution agreement.
SafeNet is the largest company exclusively focused on the protection of high-value information assets. SafeNet leads the encryption industry in Enterprise Data Protection and Software Rights Management solutions. Established in 1983, the company has 50 offices worldwide and serves more than 25,000 customers in over 100 countries.
Being an official distributor of SafeNet, IBA is able to expand its portfolio and to offer additional services in protection of information assets to its customers.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions. The company uses a community–powered approach to provide reliable and high–performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies.
Red Hat has different programs for its partners designed to expand their expertise and resources, promote the company's products, and enhance the satisfaction of Red Hat's end users.
Red Hat appointed IBA as its Ready Level — Solution Provider. Within the agreement, IBA is entitled to sell and implement the Red Hat products and solutions. As a Red Hat Solution Provider, IBA Group is able to deliver integrated solutions that involve Red Hat products, as well as provide services on their development and implementation. The Ready Level accreditation is the initial level of partnership that is possible to upgrade while developing partner relations.
Being a Red Hat partner, IBA expands its portfolio, offering additional services in the area of open source software products and solutions to its customers.
Having successfully passed certification exams in Red Hat technologies, the IBA specialists confirmed their expertise to guarantee the best possible quality of the IBA Group services.
In March 2015, IBA Group and OpenText Software Austria GmbH signed a partnership agreement. IBA Group received the following OpenText appointments:
- Reseller Partner
- Support Rendered by Partner
- Technology Partner
- SAP Competence Partner.
IBA Group a.s. received all of the appointments listed above. IBA Group companies that are based in the CIS countries, namely IBA Minsk, IBA IT Park, IBA Rus, and IBA Kz are entitled to sell, support, and develop applications based on the OpenText products.
The partnership with OpenText allows IBA Group for expanding its service portfolio. IBA Group is now able to offer a software product line intended for enterprise information management. This includes the following areas of enterprise content management (ECM):
- Management of transactional content
- Management of social content
- ECM as an infrastructure that unifies applications.
In line with the agreement, IBA IT Park can offer tailor–made OpenText solutions for SAP platform. These applications enhance functionality of SAP systems when creating and managing documents. A seamless integration enables users to jump easily and transparently between document cards and the accounting system using SAP interface.
Glory Global Solutions is a pioneer in money handling, cash management, vending, and automatic service solutions. In addition to the equipment, Glory Global Solutions offers a range of IT solutions to automate the processing of data on cash circulation.
Formed in 2013, Glory Global Solutions combines the former international businesses of Glory and Talaris. A global business headquartered in the UK, Glory Global Solutions is built on the solid reputation and rich history of the GLORY Group, Talaris and De La Rue, providing combined experience that spans more than 280 years.
On April 1, 2015, Glory Global Solutions and IBA Minsk signed a partnership agreement. Within the agreement, Glory authorizes IBA to provide delivery and maintenance for all Glory products, including banknote counters and sorters, currency sorters, and depository modules. IBA Minsk is the only certified partner of Glory Global Solutions in the Republic of Belarus.